Lily Allen Has Reason To 'Smile': Singer Announces She Is 3 Months Pregnant

Lily Allen arrives at the NME Awards 2010 at Brixton Academy, London, February 24, 2010 Lily Allen arrives at the NME Awards 2010 at Brixton Academy, London, February 24, 2010

Lily Allen has a new reason to smile: She is expecting a baby.

In a statement, the singer and boyfriend Sam Cooper say they are “very happy to confirm that Lily is expecting their first child.”

Allen told The Sun newspaper that she was three months pregnant and “absolutely delighted.”

Allen has been dating 32-year-old painter and decorator Cooper for a year.

The statement released Thursday said Allen would continue with performances, including a gig at England’s Big Chill festival on Sunday. Last month she supported Jay-Z at London’s Wireless Festival.

Allen, whose hits include “Smile” and “The Fear,” had a miscarriage in 2008.

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